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    I have noticed in the TSRGD 2016 that Schedule 9, Part 4, Item 5 (Diagram 652) has the “Applicable provision” No.7 relating to illumination requirements.

    When adding a contraflow cycle lane / pedal cycling and changing the signing to Items 6 & 7 of the TSRGD 2016 (Diagram 960.1 & 960.2) this then removes the “Applicable provision” No.7 meaning there are no illumination requirements associated with these signs.

    Is this correct? I would think that all one-way systems would have the same illumination requirements.

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    November 2016

    Well spotted, Warren.
    This could be an oversight, but if so it is an old one as the 2002 TSRGD had the same distinction (or the 2011 No 2 amendment in the case of diag. 960.2). The 2016 TSRGD has simply replicated the previous requirement.

    I’m guessing it was deliberate, as the signs indicating contra-flow cycling are larger, with greater ‘target value’ and therefore less likely to be missed.

    Any other views or thoughts on this?

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